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President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 4, 2009. POTUS and FLOTUS dinner for congressional committee chairs tonight


Office of the Press Secretary

March 3, 2009


Tomorrow morning, President Obama and Vice President Biden will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

The President will deliver remarks in Room 350 in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building about his plan to reform a broken system of contracting to cut back on wasteful spending, and save the American people tens of billions of dollars. This will be pooled for TV and open to all others.

Following the remarks, the President and the Vice President will receive the Economic Daily Briefing and the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host a dinner with the Congressional Committee Chairs in the East Room. President Obama will deliver remarks. This event is pooled press.

Also tomorrow, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will join Press Secretary Robert Gibbs at the 11:30AM briefing to discuss their efforts to cut costs, root out waste and make government more efficient and effective in serving the American people.

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8:30AM Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

10:00AM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks
EEOB Room 350
Pool TV - Open to Correspondents (Pre-Set 9:00AM - Final Gather 9:30AM - James S. Brady Briefing Room)

10:45AM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT receive Economic Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
Closed Press

7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY will host dinner with the Congressional Committee Chairs
East Room
Pooled Press (Pre-Set 4:30PM - Final Gather 7:10PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Briefing Schedule

11:30AM Briefing by Press Secretary Robert Gibbs
Secretary Vilsack and Secretary Napolitano will make brief presentations



These are very helpful, Lynn. Thanks for posting. Does the WH lean on you to hold off on posting until the morning?

Please no more bail out with our tax money for companies with executives total compensation over $750,000!!!

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